Tullio Serafin (September 1, 1878 - February 2, 1968) was an Italian conductor of opera. Events 462 - Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle. Year 1878 ( MDCCCLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 962 - Translatio imperii: Pope John XII crowns Otto I Holy Roman Emperor, the first Holy Roman Emperor Year 1968 ( MCMLXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Conducting is the act of directing a Musical performance by way of visible gestures Opera is an art form in which Singers and Musicians perform a Dramatic work (called an opera which combines a text (called a Libretto
Tullio Serafin was a leading Italian opera conductor with a long career and a very broad repertoire who revived many 19th century bel canto operas by Bellini, Rossini and Donizetti to become staples of 20th century repertoire. He had an unparalleled reputation as a coach of young opera singers and famously channelled Callas's temperamental talents.
Born in Venice and trained in Milan, he played viola in the Orchestra of La Scala, Milan under Toscanini, later being appointed Assistant Conductor. Venice ( Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venesia or Venexia) is a city in Northern Italy, the capital of the The viola is a bowed String instrument. It is the middle voice of the Violin family, The Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala, as it is known in Milan, Italy, is one of the world's most famous Opera houses The theatre was WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> Arturo Toscanini (ɑrˈturɔ ˌtɔskɑˈnini (March 25 1867 &ndash January He took over as Musical Director at La Scala when Toscanini left to go to New York and served 1909 - 1914, 1917 - 1918 and returned briefly after the second World War, 1946 -1947. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous
He joined the conducting staff of the Metropolitan Opera in 1924 and remained for a decade, after which he became the artistic director of the Teatro Reale in Rome. The Metropolitan Opera Association of New York City, founded in April 1880 is a major presenter of all types of opera including Grand Opera. Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2 During his long career he helped further the careers of many important singers, including Rosa Ponselle and Joan Sutherland, and Maria Callas with whom he made numerous recordings. WikipediaWikiProject Opera#Infoboxes --> Rosa Ponselle ( January 22, 1897 &ndash May 25, 1981 WikipediaWikiProject Opera#Infoboxes --> Dame Joan Alston Sutherland, OM, AC, DBE (born 7 November 1926 With Callas he made the following complete opera recordings for Angel/EMI Records:
He conducted the Orchestra of the Rome Opera House in tenor Jon Vickers's highly acclaimed first recording of Verdi's Otello, made by RCA Victor in 1960. Lucia di Lammermoor is a dramma tragico (tragic Opera) in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. I puritani ( The Puritans) is an Opera in three acts by Vincenzo Bellini. Cavalleria rusticana ( Rustic Chivalry) is an Opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian Libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti Norma is a tragedia lirica or Opera in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini with Libretto by Felice Romani after Norma ossia Pagliacci ( Players, or Clowns) is an Opera consisting of a prologue and two acts written and composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo. La forza del destino ( The Force of Destiny) is an Italian Opera by Giuseppe Verdi. This article is about the marketing term AIDA For other uses of the term see Aida (disambiguation. Rigoletto is an Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi. The Italian Libretto was written by Francesco Maria Piave based Turandot is an Opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, set to a Libretto in Italian by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni For other versions of the Manon (story/movie/theater/opera see Manon (disambiguation. Medea (Μήδεια Mēdeia) in Greek mythology was the daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis, niece of Circe, granddaughter of Lucia di Lammermoor is a dramma tragico (tragic Opera) in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Norma is a tragedia lirica or Opera in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini with Libretto by Felice Romani after Norma ossia See also John Vickers, a British economist Jon S Vickers CC, D Otello is an Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian Libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on Shakespeare 's play Serafin was instrumental in expanding the repertory, conducting the Italian premieres of works by Alban Berg, Paul Dukas, and Benjamin Britten. Alban Maria Johannes Berg (February 9 1885 &ndash December 24 1935 was an Austrian Composer. Paul Abraham Dukas (October 1 1865 &ndash May 17 1935 was a Parisian born French Composer and teacher of classical music. Edward Benjamin Britten Baron Britten, OM CH (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976 was an English Composer, conductor,
He also conducted important world premieres by both Italian and American composers such as Franco Alfano, Italo Montemezzi, Deems Taylor, and Howard Hanson. Franco Alfano ( March 8, 1875 &ndash October 27, 1954) was an Italian composer and pianist. Italo Montemezzi ( May 31, 1875 - May 15, 1952) was an Italian Composer. Deems Taylor (born Joseph Taylor) ( 22 December 1885 - July 3, 1966) was a U Howard Harold Hanson ( October 28, 1896 &ndash February 26, 1981) was an American Composer, conductor, educator
He died in Rome in 1968.
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WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> Arturo Toscanini (ɑrˈturɔ ˌtɔskɑˈnini (March 25 1867 &ndash January The Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala, as it is known in Milan, Italy, is one of the world's most famous Opera houses The theatre was The Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala, as it is known in Milan, Italy, is one of the world's most famous Opera houses The theatre was WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> Arturo Toscanini (ɑrˈturɔ ˌtɔskɑˈnini (March 25 1867 &ndash January